CPD

CPD

CPD and short courses

We are a leading provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) medical courses in the region. We offer a wide range of short courses for healthcare professionals, delivered by specialists in the field, providing the most up-to-date knowledge in specific areas of interest.

Upcoming courses

Please browse the list of available courses below, then follow the link to apply directly online.

Dermatology Update

Loxley Building, University of Hull

10am – 4pm, 20 June 2018

Skin problems are one of the most commonly encountered areas in British general practice and can be as challenging to manage as they can be satisfying. This comprehensive one day course, suitable for GPs, nurse practitioners and other advanced practitioners working in primary care, led by local dermatology specialists, will advise and update on the most commonly encountered dermatological conditions. Using a mixture of presentation and case-based discussion it will increase knowledge and confidence for primary care clinicians in how to diagnose and manage the wide variety of skin complaints that present in general practice.

Fees

  • £140 GPs (£125 for RCGP member and Hull York Medical School Clinical Tutors)
  • £120 GP Registrar/Nurse Practitioners

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Cardiology Primary Care Course

The Piazza, Heslington East, University of York

Heart Failure Update - 10am - 1pm, 27 June 2018
ECG made GPeasy - 2pm - 5pm, 27 June 2018

This interactive course led by a cardiologist is open to GPs, ANPs and practice nurses and will provide an opportunity to update and re-invigorate confidence in two important areas of cardiology. The course is available as a full day while both sessions also suitable to attend individually.

We have an ageing population often living with a range of co-morbidity including heart failure. The majority of these patients can be successfully managed in the community.

The morning session will review the important principles in diagnosis and management of heart including and consider recent guidance and developments in treatment. Case studies will be used to reinforce knowledge and increase clinician confidence. Being able to identify normal and abnormal ECG findings is an essential skill in primary care but is something that can feel more challenging as time passes after hospital training posts.

Using real ECG examples, the interactive afternoon will revisit the principles and practice of interpreting 12 lead ECGs as well as providing advice on subsequent management.

Fees

Both sessions:

  • £140 GPs (£125 for RCGP member and Hull York Medical School Clinical Tutors)
  • £120 GP Registrar/Nurse Practitioners

Morning or afternoon session only

  • £70 GPs (£65 for RCGP member and Hull York Medical School Clinical Tutors)

£60 GP Registrar/Nurse Practitioners

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Confidence in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Loxley Building, University of Hull

10am – 4pm, 18 July 2018

Musculoskeletal problems are one of the most common presentations in general practice. A significant proportion of these relate to sports related conditions. This one day course, endorsed by BASEM (British Association of Sport and Exercise medicine) and facilitated by GPs with a specialist interest, will provide a comprehensive introduction to sports medicine.

The day will include sessions on anatomy, examination and case-based management suggestions and will be aimed at increasing clinician confidence in dealing with sports related problems in surgery as well as signposting to additional treatment options.

Fees

  • £140 GPs (£125 for RCGP member and Hull York Medical School Clinical Tutors)
  • £120 GP Registrar/Nurse Practitioners

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Cancellations and change of attendee

If you book a place on a course but you are unable to attend, we will refund your fees as follows:

  • If you give more than 30 days' notice: 90% refund
  • If you give between 15 and 30 days' notice: 50% refund
  • If you give fewer than 15 days' notice: no refund
  • Change of attendee £25

Occasionally, we are unable to run an advertised course because of an insufficient number of delegates or for other reasons outside our control. If this happens, we reserve the right to cancel the course. When you book one of our short courses, we will contact you at least one week before it starts to confirm that it is running. We advise not to make travel and accommodation arrangements until you receive this confirmation.